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All you need to know about this week’s All Star Saturday

Location: Dixie Howell Memorial Gymnasium at Ocean City High School.


Noon – Middle School Girls Game

1:45 – Middle School Boys Game

3:30 – AtlantiCare Girls High School Classic

5:15 – Dixie Howell Memorial Boys Classic

High School Girls Coaches: Mainland’s Scott Betson and Holy Spirit’s Jackie Siscone will coach one team, Ocean City’s Paul Baruffi and Wildwood Catholic’s Steve DiPatri will coach the other.

High School Boys Coaches: Wildwood Catholic’s Dave DeWeese and Pleasantville’s Butch Warner will coach one team, St. Augustine’s Paul Rodio and Ocean City’s John Bruno will coach the other.

Shooting Contests: At halftime of the girls game there will be a three-point shooting contest. Before the boys game, the boys will compete in a three-point shootout. Then, at halftime of the boys game, the girls and boys three-point champions will go head-to-head. At halftime of each middle school game there will be a foul-shooting contest.

The three-point contests are the Beth Hartman Memorial Shootouts and each winner will receive a college scholarship from the Hartman family. Hartman made more than 100 three-pointers in her career at Holy Spirit and later became head coach at Egg Harbor Township before dying of cancer in her 20s.

Girls in the Three-Point Contest: Bella Halbrunner (Lower Cape May), Savanna Holt (Ocean City), Claudia Mairone (Mainland), Liza Pellini (Cape May Tech), Liz Picardi (Absegami), Paige Sofield (Holy Spirit) and Zhyana Young (Holy Spirit).

Boys in the Three-Point Contest: D.J. Campbell (Vineland), Andrew Delaney (St. Augustine), Michael Dodd (Egg Harbor Township), Cole Vanderslice (St. Augustine), Luke Varallo (Ocean City) and Josh Wright (Cape May Tech).

Special Presentations: During the two high school games, the 25th annual Boo Pergament Memorial Awards will be presented to the CAL’s most improved players, co-sponsored by William Schoppy Inc. and the Ocean City PBA.

MVP Awards: The MVP in the Dixie Howell Classic will receive the Dave Lewis Memorial MVP Award. The MVP in the AtlantiCare Girls Classic will win the Pat Dougherty MVP Award. And the MVPs of the two middle school games will get the Yogi Hiltner MVP Awards.  

Sponsors: AtlantiCare, the City of Ocean City, Gillian’s Wonderland Pier, the Ocean City PBA, 97.3-ESPN, Ocean City Free Public Library, William Schoppy Inc., Ocean City Aquatic & Fitness Center and the Ocean City Firefighters.

Cost: Admission is $6 for the day with the proceeds benefiting the Edythe T. Selvagn Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

Results and records from previous All Star Saturdays and other CAL all star basketball events back into the 1980s are available at

CAL Girls Rosters:

Team Baruffi

Qeiajae Canty, Atlantic City

Trina Deveney. Cedar Creek

Danielle Donoghue, Ocean City

Bella Halbrunner, Lower Cape May

Molly Hoffman, Ocean City

Savanna Holt, Ocean City

Chakyra Moss, Vineland

Liza Pellini, Cape May Tech

Kayla Sykes, Atlantic Tech

Team Leahy

Ionyonia Alves, Oakcrest

Armanee DeBarry, Millville

Tanazha Ford, Millville

Kiki Hinton, Oakcrest

Claudia Mairone, Mainland

Liz Picardi, Absegami

Paige Sofield, Holy Spirit

Scotti Walker, Bridgeton

Zhyana Young, Holy Spirit


CAL Boys Rosters:

Team DeWeese

Angelo Barron, Mainland

D.J. Campbell, Vineland

Aundrey Green, Millville

Little John Green, Millville

Ed Jamison, Millville

Jake McGonigle, Wildwood Catholic

Zaire Montague, Atlantic City

Zion Teague, Atlantic City

Tom Zanaras, Mainland

Team Rodio

Corey Blackwell, St. Joseph

Andrew Delaney, St. Augustine

Michael Dodd, Egg Harbor Township

Donovan Graham, Ocean City

Jake LaMonaca, Holy Spirit

Joe Sacco, Ocean City

Jordan Sweeney, Egg Harbor Township

Cole Vanderslice, St. Augustine

Luke Varallo, Ocean City

Josh Wright, Cape May Tech